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Sylvie Bouchard

Sylvie Bouchard and Marc Boivin in At yes of day choreographed by Yvonne Coutts / Photo by John Lauener
 
Denise Fujiwara, Sylvie Bouchard, Yvonne Coutts, Marc Boivin

A Congruence of Arrivals

Performance | Spectacle

Toronto ON
September 27-29 septembre 2018
8:00 | 20:00
Contemporary

Dusk Dances

Artistic Director Sylvie Bouchard shares where the idea for Dusk Dances came from and what she loves most about featuring dance in community parks.

 

A Mix of Light and Shadows

Dusk Dances 2015 By Mark Mann Dusk Dances

Dance rarely draws big crowds, and when it does, people don’t usually sprint and scramble for front-row seats. But such was the case at the opening of the twenty-first annual Dusk Dances, where 600 people – and many fine dogs – rushed back and forth across Withrow Park in Toronto’s east end to catch the best possible view of all five performances in this year’s program.

 

(Nevertheless …)

Fujiwara Dance Inventions By Ben Portis EUNOIA

The first choreographic adaptation of Christian Bök’s pièce de résistance, his conceptual prose poem Eunoia (2001), as conceived by Denise Fujiwara is tremendously delightful, witty and entertaining, yet nevertheless … somehow … a letdown.

 

Summer Banquet 

By Paula Citron dance: made in canada/fait au canada   dance: made in canada/fait au canada

Ever since the late, lamented fFIDA (fringe Festival of Independent Dance Artists) exited the scene in 2006, Toronto dance aficionados have been without their August fix. Happily, the new festival dance: made in canada/fait au canada (d: mic/fac) is filling that void.  

Recent awards in dance

Miriam and Lawrence Adams won the What’s the Big Idea Parasol Award from the Dance Umbrella of Ontario ….

Parks Full of Dance 

By Lindsay Zier-Vogel Dusk Dances  Dusk Dances

Neither the dark sky, nor the wet grass deterred the formidable crowd from coming out on the evening of July 11th, to enjoy the first park on Corpus two-park Dusk Dances festival. This year marks producers David Danzon and Sylvie Bouchards ninth event. Since its inception, Dusk Dances has become a summer-time institution  

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